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Can I Still Run with Heel Pain?

Can I Still Run with Heel Pain?

Running is more than just a mode of exercise for many people. It can be a way to break free from long days at work, a mental and spiritual pick-me-up, an ambition to continually improve, or a lifestyle shared with friends and family. It is a great activity in many...

5 Summer Foot Care Tips

5 Summer Foot Care Tips

Summer is here again, and for most of us here in Connecticut that’s really good news. True, this will be a summer unlike any in living memory. Concerns about COVID-19 are still going to be with us for a while yet, and that means certain social activities may be off...

My Child Has Heel Pain. Now What?

My Child Has Heel Pain. Now What?

Heel pain is one of those symptoms we tend to associate with getting older, or working a physically strenuous job. It’s not something we would typically expect to hobble children and adolescents, especially right when they’re starting to get active with sports and other activities!

Are Bunions Hereditary?

Are Bunions Hereditary?

If you know someone who has one, chances seem pretty good that their child or parent (or both!) also has one.

Why Does My Ingrown Toenail Keep Coming Back?

Why Does My Ingrown Toenail Keep Coming Back?

Get an ingrown toenail more than twice in a short period of time and… well, there isn’t really anything to be ashamed about. However, it is a good sign that something needs to change to get some much-needed relief.

How to Keep Running With Neuropathy

How to Keep Running With Neuropathy

Tingling, prickling, and sensation loss in the feet can be a dangerous, frustrating, and even scary situation no matter who you are or what you love to do. But for runners, peripheral neuropathy may be especially concerning. In the early to middle stages of the...

Why You Should Skip the Hand-me-Down Shoes

Why You Should Skip the Hand-me-Down Shoes

Yes, hand-me-downs can make life easier for parents with growing children. Kids do, after all, outgrow clothes, car seats, toys, and shoes so quickly! And being able to save money on items that have been barely used by passing them down to another child, or inheriting...

Why Do I Have Pain When Curling My Toes?

Why Do I Have Pain When Curling My Toes?

Usually when we think of foot problems, we expect pain and discomfort to come from the bottoms of our feet. They are, after all, the parts of us that most frequently make impact with the ground, right? While that may be true, it is very much possible to experience...